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Horizon Media

Horizon Creates New Direct Marketing Unit “Horizon Next”

Horizon Media is broadening its direct marketing practice with a new stand-alone entity called Horizon Next.The Unit, led by direct marketing leader Gene Turner, will provide brand strategy, consumer and channel insights, strategic planning and buying, data strategy and analytics solutions.

Horizon Media Wins Sprint’s US$700 Million Media Account

Sprint Corp. has moved its US$700 million media account from Publicis Groupe’s Mediavest Spark to independent media agency Horizon Media following a review.Sprint spent around US$700 million on U.S. media in 2016, according to Kantar Media. However, the phone service provider has cut its total advertising costs by US$200 million for each of its last three fiscal years.

Should HBO Latino Go Over the Top?

Yesterday morning HBO Chairman and CEO Richard Pepler said that HBO will launch a stand-alone, over-the-top service that would allow consumers to watch HBO content without having a cable subscription. Whether HBO Latino will be part of this initiative is still to be determined. But Portada’s Susan Kuchinskas played what-if and asked several experts on their thoughts on an OTT HBO Latino. 

Zach Rosenberg: “Multicultural consumers definitely impact general consumers. They are trendsetters and highly influential.”

Zach Rosenberg, EVP Chief Growth Officer at Horizon Media  is one of the most experienced U.S. Advertising executives. In 2000 Zach joined Horizon Media as General Manager, In 2012 he became EVP, Chief Growth Officer. Zach will be one of the speakers at our upcoming Portada Evolving America Summit on Tuesday October 21 in the Ritz Carlton, Marina del Rey. We interviewed Zach on his views on Multicultural audiences, their impact on the general consumer and more.

Horizon Media hires Karina Dobarro to lead Multicultural capabilities

Horizon Media is strengthening its existing cross-cultural capabilities as the company continues to infuse cross-cultural experts across all of its brand teams. For this reason it has appointed Karina Dobarro as VP, managing director, multicultural brand strategy to lead the multicultural brand strategy practice within the agency. Joining her is Jerly Marquez as associate director of multicultural brand strategy. Dobarro will report to Stan Fields, EVP, Managing Partner at Horizon Media, and Marquez will report to Dobarro.